By Jason Jones-Hall, Director of Five10Twelve
The Levelling Up White Paper, published on 2nd February 2022, included 107 references to how culture can support the levelling up agenda, with a promise that DCMS will further set out its plan to deliver to this agenda in the spring, including £40m of successful projects in England as part of the Cultural Investment Fund – which includes the Cultural Development Fund, (CDF).
At Creative UK’s Coalition Festival 2022, I hosted an expert panel, which included Creative Estuary Project Director, Emma Wilcox, that discussed the role of culture in engineering the levelling up agenda including:
Below I share the recording of the session.
About the Author
Jason is Director of Development at Five10Twelve. He has extensive experience of creative, cultural and digital-led innovation and regeneration, having worked with and for many of the UK and Europe’s leading agencies, including Arts Council England, Creative England, Creative Europe, Creative Industries Federation, Screen Skills, Nesta and Innovate UK.
As a member of the Board of Trustees for Artswork, Jason is passionate about creative and cultural education and supporting and developing new talent, skills development and creative entrepreneurship.